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>> she waited three hours to have the blood drawn. >> i will never forget my 18th birthday being a blood test. and she won't be able to get the test results for two to three weeks. susan candiotti, tulsa, oklahoma. congress may be one step closer to an agreement of immigration agreement. senators trying to come to a compromise, a now there is a agreement to have visas for workers of housekeepers and some construction workers. north korea made no doubt about it. listen to this announcement today on state television.
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>> translator: are the this time on the north/south relations will be entering a state of war. >> that proclamation comes after weeks of threats to launch targets. a spokesman for the national security council says that we take these threats closely and remain in contact with our south korean allies. but we will note that north korea has a long history of bellicose rhetoric and threats and today's announcement follows that familiar pattern. today, phil ramone died at age 72. he was a visionary who made technical improvements to disks and sound disks. stevie wonder called him the star of stars behind the stars and he was not the only star mourning today. billy joel wrote today on twitter, i have lost my dear friend and a men to, ator, and
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world lost a giant today. and aretha franklin says that truly one of the great names in music has gone on, but the melodies will remain. and the new leader of the catholic church celebrated a special easter vigil mass at the vatican. tomorrow, thousands expected to hear the pope's first easter mass. and also, a relic that appeared this weekend as jim bittermann explains. the shroud of turin that some believe is the shroud that was used to bury christ, and there was a mass held in the turin cathedral and as part of the mass, the shroud was unveiled. this happens practically every easter that somehow or another the shroud comes into the news, because a lot of people believe it is an important relic in the church. the church doesn't take a point
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on this either way whether this is really the burial cloth that was surrounding the body of jesus when he was buried and one of the things that happened coincidentally with the mass there today was a book has come out by a researcher up at padua university and he established with some certainty that the linen cloth could have indeed come from that time period and other people said it did not. another thing that happened with cop neck sh-- connection with tt and again this high definition app that you can download on the network and the web, and in fact, it has a high definition photos of the shroud which you canm xa inat home and make your own conclusion. the easter weekend here, will continue with celebrations here tomorrow on easter as hundreds of thousands of people are expected to crowd into st. peter's square in what is a high point of the easter weekend
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which is the papal mass in that squa square. jim bittermann, rome. your easterer may be soggy and you may need an umbrella if you are attending tomorrow's services. alexandra steele is tracking the weather for us. looking at the eastern seaboard and the south, the weather is unsettled. the rainmakings it to washington and new york in the morning. so morning services, you will be okay and the easter egg hunts, fine. but northwest as well, but northwestern california gets into rain, and some temperatures tomorrow, around the southeast, some temperatures are getting to normal, but enjoy it, because we will see the next arctic shot of air and we have a cold week coming up and that begins on monday and the week will be a cold one. don? >> all right. thank you, alexandra. coming up -- >> [ bleep ]. >> a violent case of road rage
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a newspaper in iowa under fire for publishing a mass this week showing which schools have security officers and which do n not. "the des moines register" they were trying to bring the issue to school safety, but readers complain and the article was taken off of the web after 30
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minut minutes. after hiding in plain sight, a convicted rapist is back in jail. gary irving fled from massachusetts, and settled in maine to go by his first name which was enough to avoid police until he was arrested wednesday. a relative turned him in and he is due back in court monday. two fifth graders will be tried for conspiracy to commit murder for plotting to hurt seven members at their school. washington state law says that children their age should not be tried for crimes like this, but an exception permits a trial under certain circumstances. court documents say that the boys ages 10 and 11 have confessed to plot to harm their classmates and they brought a knife and gun with ammunition no school. we have all had a little bit of road rage, right? but not like this. >> [ bleep ]. [ bleep ]. >> bradley turner and his wife,
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and you will see her in a moment, and two guys in the truck tried to run them off of the road in north carolina, and in the video, turner confronts them apparently starting the fight and the two hop out and fists flying and turner's wife there who seems a little tad overdre overdressed for this party hands him a gun which he fires as the other two take off. turner and his wife face assault charges. earlier i spoke with holly hughes and asked if the couple could claim self-defense? >> they can't claim self-defense, because the threat was over. we see these men running away and getting into the vehicle before he fires those shots, so at this point, he is looking at anywhere from very serious felony charges like aggravated assault which is firing a weapon at, toward or in the direction of someone or he can be facing something as slight as discharging a firearm within the city limits, and it is going to
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depend on the charging authority, and who they believe started this entire fight, but you can't meet fistfight with a gun that. sun equal force a that is unequal force and not the same thing. >> but what the two guys who beat him up? do they bear any responsibility, holly? >> well, they should be charged with their own charges. they are looking at battery and assault charges and depending upon how much damage is done, they could be facing aggravated assault which takes it out of the misdemeanor rank and up to the felony charge. everybody here needs to be charged with something here, don, because it is a broad range of possibilities. >> so they bear responsibility, because they tried to run him off of the road and then he instigated the fight. had he walked up on them, and say this, this is the question that i want to know, and had he walked up on these guys and instigated the fight and they had done nothing and beat him down then do they bear
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responsibility or just defending themselves. >> well, if he takes a swing at them, then they are defending themselves, and if he is going up with words and saying, why did you run me off of the road and what is happening here, and it depends who took the first swing, because road rage we all have it, but most of us don't get out of the vehicles and go up to start a physical confrontation and just say, thank god they didn't have a gun and weren't shooting at me, right? >> our thanks to holly hughes. a college in boston told to stop distributing condoms or face disciplinary actions burk some students are fighting back, and that story is next. get great values on your favorite lexus models during the command performance sales event. this is the pursuit of perfection. once you try an oral-b deep sweep power brush, you'll never want to go back. its dynamic power bristles reach between teeth to remove up to 76% more plaque than sonic in hard to reach areas.
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we are halfway to college basketball's final four. my brackets are completely kaput. syracuse became the first team to punch its ticket to atlanta tonight. the orangemen beat marquette
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55-39, and you saw the president there, right. next weekend, they'll play. and the wichita shockers beat ohio state 70-66 tonight to advance. it's wichita's first trip to the final four since 1965. they'll play the winner of tomorrow's louisville/duke game. a major university demanding that students stop handing out condoms on campus. boston college says condom giveaways violate the school's catholic mission. a student group is praning to defy the school's order and keep distributing the condoms. our medical correspondent is elizabeth cohen, and she has this story from newton, massachusetts. >> reporter: catholic doctrine doesn't support using condoms. but some students disagree. crosses here don't go well with condoms.
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>> male condoms and female condoms. >> this student has organized a condom distribution on street corners with this symbol. if you are in need of condoms just knock on these doors and ask the group says. >> question go through 3,000 condoms every semester for students who need them. it is an important need. >> reporter: it is getting these students in trouble chblt boston college sent them a letter demanding they stop. this is not in consistency with the college and the jesuit training ashs fnd you don't stop, there could be action. you know that the students here are having sex. >> if the students want to purchase condoms and have them available for their private lives, that is their business,
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but our issue is do not try to purposely distribute condoms throughout our campus and dormitories. >> reporter: he said he was shocked coming out of a church service. >> this group tried to give me one and i said, really, you have to attempt to do that here? >> reporter: this is not the first high profile condom dispute on a college campus. the "boston globe" reported that condoms were confiscated in a dormitory room that were intended to be handed out. this is to be brought for a talk, but she says this is not up for talk, and even if b.c. pull pulls her diploma, she will not
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stop. >> this work is invaluable and it will not compromise what we are doing in any way. >> and if the students had been more discrete, he says this wouldn't have happen, and plus, this is boston and there are plenty of places to buy condoms and the students don't have to get them on campus. don. >> all right. thank you, elizabeth. the aclu of massachusetts says it may take legal action against boston college. coming up, a marilyn monroe letter sent right before the suicide and john lennon's message for paul mccartney all up on the auction block. you said it. ladies, let's not fight dirty. cascade kitchen counselor. see, over time, finish gel can leave hard-water film on your dishes and dishwasher. new cascade platinum's triple-action formula not only cleans your dishes, it helps keep your dishwasher sparkling. so we're good? don't do that. okay. [ female announcer ] cascade's best is new cascade platinum.
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amazing pieces of modern history are going up for auction, including 300 letters and other historical documents. a letter from john lennon to eric clapton is expected to fetch up to $30,000. an angry note from lennon to paul mccartney could sell for twice that. one of the last letters written by marilyn monroe that shows the depression she felt before committing suicide, the auction is set for may 30th. time now to meet cnn's hero of the week. >> who are we? [ chanting ] >> it's very hard for children brought up in camden today. it's dangerous. you can hear gunshots almost every other night. these kids want more. they don't want to be dodging bullets for the rest of their life. my name is tawanda jones and i
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want to empower the youth of camden through the structure of drill team. what i try to do in order for them to go to the right path, you instill discipline. drill team is really just a facade to bring these children in because it's something they want to do. once i have them, i introduce them to the college life. >> c.s.s. changed me a whole lot. my dad was shot and killed. when my dad passed, i stopped going to class. i started hanging with the wrong people. >> did you complete your homework? let me check it. >> she's my second mom. without her, i don't know where i would be right now. >> in camden, the high school graduation rate is 49%. but in my program, it is 100%. we have never had a dropout. >> my grades now, i have a gpa of 3.0. i want to be a sports manager. >> we need to take back our city and most importantly take back our youth. let them know that we really care about them.
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